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Kitchen Manager

Company: Emagine Entertainment
Location: Royal Oak
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSUMMARYThe Kitchen Manager is directly responsible for all kitchen functions including food purchasing, preparation, profit maximization and maintenance of quality standards, while supervising all cooks and kitchen staff to ensure guests receive an outstanding dining experience.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESKitchen Manager

  • Ensure that all food and products are consistently prepared and served according to Emagine's recipes, portioning, cooking, and serving standards.
  • Control food cost by assisting in training kitchen staff on the proper methods of food preparation and handling to ensure products are used efficiently and correctly.
  • Establish goals for the kitchen, anticipate and resolve problems concerning all facets of the kitchen and anticipate trends to maximize profitability.
  • Assist in ensuring that kitchen staff engage in work practices that ensure a clean, sanitary and well-maintained environment.
  • Participate in actual food preparation, produce food of consistently high quality, taste and presentation and assist in expediting during peak meal periods as needed to ensure guests receive meals in a timely manner.
  • Financial acumen to ensure labor and food costs are aligned to daily needs and to ensure kitchen resources are used wisely and effectively.
  • The ability to actively engage in implementing safety and sanitary procedures and following up within the department to ensure a safe environment for all guests and employees.
  • Ensure that all kitchen equipment is kept clean and in excellent working condition through personal inspection and by following preventative maintenance programs to ensure equipment longevity.
  • Assist with new food or equipment promotions by liaising with vendors to ensure kitchen materials and menus are current and up to date.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.AVAILABILITYThe Kitchen Manager must be available to work during weekends, holidays, early mornings, or late nights depending on the demands of the business.

    SUPERVISOR RESPONSIBILITIESResponsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

    COMPETENCIES To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; meets challenges with resourcefulness; generates suggestions for improving work; develops innovative approaches and ideas; presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention. Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decisions; includes appropriate people in decision-making process; makes timely decisions. Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; develops realistic action plans. Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.

    QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Education and/or ExperienceRelated degree or 1-2 years related experience in restaurant management.2 to 3 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.Performance Measurements1. Kitchen Manager functions are efficiently, accurately, and effectively performed in accordance with established policies and standards. 2. Proper scheduling of kitchen staff and effective labor percentages adhered to. 3. Good relations exist with guests. Guest problems or questions are courteously and promptly resolved. 4. Good working relationships and coordination exist with staff and upper management. 5. Thorough implementation of kitchen safety and sanitary guidelines. Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb, balance, climb ladders, bend, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.

    Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

Keywords: Emagine Entertainment, Royal Oak , Kitchen Manager, Hospitality & Tourism , Royal Oak, Michigan

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